Rob is a consultant for The Family Business Consulting Group, helping enterprising families with business ownership and leadership succession, creating and improving family business fiduciary and advisory boards, planning and facilitating family and family council meetings, and guiding strategic planning processes.
Prior to joining FBCG, Rob spent 33 years in multi-generational family business leadership. Initially in brand management at SC Johnson Wax for several years, he went on to become Chairman & CEO and of Sligh Furniture and Clocks, a 4th generation manufacturing and marketing company with a majority-outside board of directors.
Rob has served on more than a dozen family business fiduciary or advisory boards and non-profit boards. On many of those, he served as Chairman of the Board and / or Chairman of the Compensation, Finance or Nominating Committee.
Rob is adept and graceful in helping families and leaders through feedback, development and compensation processes, with sensitivity to fairness for all constituencies. He is experienced in planning and facilitating family and business leader meetings that built trust and create the space for productive sharing and solution finding.
Rob is active in the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Private Directors Association and Young Presidents Organization.
• Business and Family Governance
• Peer Groups
• Strategy and Feedback
• Leadership Development and Succession
• Ownership Succession
• Conflict Resolution
• MBA degree, Boston College
• BSBA degree, University of Denver